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A view of a caravan installed in a dark gallery space; it appears to be occupied by two sleeping figures.

Known for her imaginative, yet strangely familiar, lifelike hybrid creatures, Patricia Piccinini invites us to think about our place in a world where advances in biotechnology and digital technologies are challenging the boundaries of humanity. Her fantastic hybrid beings invite us to find beauty in a world not ruled by notions of perfection.

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Feature image: Patricia Piccinini’s The Couple (detail) 2018, installed for ‘Curious Affection’, GOMA, March 2018 / The Taylor Family Collection. Purchased 2018 with funds from Paul, Sue and Kate Taylor through the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Foundation / © Patricia Piccinini / Photograph: N Harth, QAGOMA